(1) Unless based on reasonable grounds, no person, on the basis of sex, shall be denied equality of opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities and athletics sponsored by an educational institution.
(2) In determining whether equality of opportunity is available, the factors to be considered, among others, are:
(a) whether the selection of sports and levels of competition effectively accommodates the interests and abilities of both sexes;
(b) the provision of equipment, supplies and services;
(c) scheduling of games and practice times;
(d) travel and per diem allowances;
(e) opportunity to receive coaching and academic tutoring;
(f) qualifications, assignment and compensation of coaches, officials, and tutors;
(g) provision of locker rooms, practice and competitive facilities;
(h) provision of medical and training facilities and services;
(i) provision of housing and dining facilities and services, and;
History: This rule is advisory only but may be a correct interpretation of the law, Sec. 2-4-308, MCA, Eff. 10/1/83; Sec. 49-2-204, 49-3-106, MCA; IMP, Sec. 49-2-307 and 49-3-203, MCA; NEW, 1987 MAR p. 312, Eff. 3/27/87.